Department Chair:
Ben Lee

Administrative Assistant:
Karen Barnes

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8390
Fax: (440) 775-8084

King Building, Room 105
10 N. Professor St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Martin Classical Lectures

Martin Classical Lectures

The Charles Beebe Martin Memorial Lectures

 at Oberlin College



The 2013 Martin Classical Lectures


David Frankfurter

Professor of Religion and William Goodwin Aurelio Chair in the Appreciation of Scripture, 

Boston University


Christianizing Egypt:

Syncretism and Local Worlds

 Monday, Nov. 4 at 7:30

Re-Modelling the Christianization of Egypt

 Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 7:30
Domestic Religion and Religious Change
 Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7:30
A Site of Blessings, Dreams, and Wonders: The Egyptian Saint’s Shrine as Crucible of Christianization

 Friday, Nov. 8 at 4:30

Whispering Spirits, Holy Processions: Christianizing the Egyptian Religious Landscape

Lectures take place in Norman C. Craig Lecture Hall of the Oberlin CollegeScience Center, corner of Lorain and Woodland streets.

All lectures are free and open to the public.
The audience is cordially invited to an opening night reception immediately following Monday evening's lecture.

A link to the official poster is here.

For a History of the Martin Lectures, please click here.